Beverly Edith Daws Madison, 71, of Grand Lake, LA died at 8:20 PM on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at her residence surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Madison was born September 14, 1940 in Port Arthur, TX, was a graduate of Bishop Burnes High School and has lived in Grand Lake for the past forty-years. She worked at Lakeside National Bank as the bookkeeper for over ten years and as the head bookkeeper at American Bank of Commerce for a number of years. Mrs. Madison was the owner / operator of Children's World Day Care and was the co-owner of Mr. D's on the Bayou in Lake Charles for over twenty years. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and was a member of the Catholic Daughters. She enjoyed shopping fishing and crabbing, but her family was her life. She will always be remembered as a loving, kind, and generous wife, mother, and grandmother, who never met a stranger.
Mrs. Madison is survived by her husband of forty-six years, John Paul "Johnny" Madison of Grand Lake; daughter, Susan Madison Materne and husband Daniel of Lake Charles; son, Blake Edward Madison of Grand Lake and fiance'e, Lauren Seago; sisters, Dorothy Provost of Dallas, TX and Gloria Yeates of Houston, TX; sister-in-law, Fay Daws of Port Arthur, TX; grandchildren, Katlyn Anne Materne, Amber Lynn Materne, and Tyler Leon Materne; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
She was preceded in death by her son, Mark Edward Madison; parents, Jimmie and Mary Edith "Ada" Daws; and brothers, Jimmie Ray Daws and Lewis "Sonny" Daws.
Her funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Father Wayne LeBleu will officiate. Burial will follow in Prien Memorial Park. Visitation will be at Johnson Funeral Home on Monday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a scripture service and rosary at 6:30 PM. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 8:00 AM until 1:30 PM
The family would like to express a special word of thanks to everyone who had a special part in her care.